Other Posts

What can I say, not every post or entry fits neatly into other categories, and so end up here. Expect a true myriad of topics and subject matter, including life, society, farewells, and odd anecdotes from my past.


Rejoining Academia

Rejoining Academia

Recently having enrolled in several online learning courses – primarily for professional development – I had a long look at my options before making a final decision about what path I’d head down. Two years ago I explored the idea of getting an MBA, but the...
PoeticsOnline.net – One Year Later

PoeticsOnline.net – One Year Later

Though I’ve had the PoeticsOnline.net domain name since 2003, it wasn’t until one year ago that I started seriously posting content, kicking things off with a large site redesign and blank slate on which to write. While I often wrote poetry or short...
Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley

Noel and I have just returned from a wonderful vacation weekend in the beautiful Yosemite valley, spending time with friends, family, and nature. Hikers, backpackers, and cyclists the world over flock to Yosemite for its picturesque trails, mountain vistas, and...
The Pride of Image

The Pride of Image

Some years ago I knew a man who presented himself as the pinnacle of success – new car, flashy watches, wonderful family. He worked in sales, and really made an effort over and above the norm when it came to his appearance, his friendships, and his social obligations....
The Division of Leadership

The Division of Leadership

In early 2008 I took a job for a multinational online media distribution company headquartered in San Francisco. Splitting my time between senior help desk support and system administration, many of my days were spent helping users on three continents accomplish their...
False Memories

False Memories

Several days ago I posted a story about a fun moment I had gaming with a roommate nearly ten years ago. While I haven’t lived with that many people, and the ones I have tended to overlap to some degree, I honestly can’t remember with which roommate I had...